BRITISH GOV'T; "UNSTOPPABLE FUNGUS will KILL the ASH TREE!"
The UK Government has conceded it's impossible to eradicate the fungus that's killing Britain's treasured ash tree population.
Wildlife organisations had feared the government would pursue a policy to slash and burn infected trees, but instead, authorities are hoping that nature will heal itself and develop resistance.
Our Europe correspondent Mary Gearin reports from Colchester in central England.
'On the land belonging to the Suffolk Wildlife Trust, in Colchester near the east coast of central England, it's hard for a non-expert to spot which of the naturally bare ash trees has the deadly disease called "ash dieback".'